23 May 2013, 21:48

Journalist detained in Sochi: I had no drugs in my car

Nikolai Yarst and Philip Vasilenko, members of the filming crew of the Russian Public Television, have been detained today in Sochi. Agents of the UVD (Interior Department) took away from their car a parcel with some gray-green substance, presumably, narcotic drug.

The parcel was sent for examination, said Andrei Kovalenko, the head of the press service of the Sochi UVD, adding that a check is underway in relation to journalist Nikolai Yarst, the RIA "Novosti" reports.

The journalist himself states that he was on his way to the local Investigatory Committee for comments to his material, when he was stopped by police; and before he was stopped, there was no parcel in his car, the "Federal-Press" reports.

Form of mobile communication
SMS: 8 903-767-6060

Know more? Do not be silent!

Lt-feedback_banner

February 26, 2015 19:44

February 24, 2015 03:41

February 23, 2015 15:36

  • Relatives of Avetisyan family demand to meet GPP of Armenia

    Relatives of the Avetisyan family, massacred in Gyumri, have occupied the office of Raffi Aslanyan, the Public Prosecutor of the Shirak Region, demanding a meeting or a telephone talk with the General Public Prosecutor (GPP) of Armenia. Aslanyan has left his workplace.

February 22, 2015 22:06

February 21, 2015 18:12

February 21, 2015 14:10

  • CBA makes sharp devaluation of national currency

    Today, the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) has set the official exchange rate of 1.05 manats for 1 US dollar, against 0.78 manats for 1 US dollar on February 20. The CBA's decision will tell on the real incomes of the population, Azerbaijani experts assert.

February 21, 2015 12:43

February 21, 2015 12:35

All news

News archive